What Should My Daily Skincare Regimen Look Like?

What Should My Daily Skincare Regimen Look Like?

We're well into the 2nd month of the new year and many have made vows and resolutions about self care. Is having better skin at the top of your resolution list? Well, if you've made the decision to take better care of your skin, the next logical question is "What do I...

What Causes Acne Scarring?

What Causes Acne Scarring?

Acne scarring results from inflammed acne lesions that are in the dermal layer (deeper) of the skin. The follicle enlarges due to bacteria, dead skin cells and excess oil. This material swells the pore and it eventually ruptures causing it to spill over into the...

Kojic Acid

Kojic Acid

One of the most effective ingredients used in skincare to help even out skin tone, fade dark spots and brighten the skin is kojic acid. Kojic acid is made from several different types of fungi and it is effective because it inhibits melanin formation by blocking...

Stress Is More Than A Word

Stress Is More Than A Word

While everyone is on the "do right" kick, I would like to speak to you all about stress and the effect it has on your body. In this fast-paced world, we are constantly moving....working, nurturing, shuttling kids around and trying to maintain. Few of us take the time...

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep? If you're not, chances are your mood, alertness & cognition have been negatively impacted but did you also know that your skin is affected as well? Adequate sleep is essential for the skin to repair & restore itself. When you consistently...

Make The Switch

Make The Switch

I LOVE this cold weather! I think it's really good for our bodies to experience different environmental temperatures. This weather reminds me of my Kansas City days.....I see that they've already had snow there this week, I'm low-key jealous! Falling temperatures...

Are You A Plucker?

Are You A Plucker?

Do you have facial hair that you remove by plucking? Have you noticed that there is a dark spot left where you plucked? Allow me explain why the dark spot stays long after the hair is gone. When you yank the hair from the follicle by plucking, this action damages &...